Prof. Dr. Dawn Ehde

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle USA

 

Lecture: Resilience in the context of chronic health conditions

Datum: 1. Oktober 2014
Zeit: 17.15 Uhr bis 18.30 Uhr
Ort: room / Hörsaal 9

Individuals living with chronic health conditions are at increased risk for a range of secondary complicatons such as Depression, chronic pain, and cognitive dysfunction. Nonetheless, many individuals with chronic conditions also thrive, demonstrating resilience and psychological well-being. This lecture will provide an overview of the effects of chronic health conditions on the health, well-being, and resilience of the affected individuals. It will also decribe several innovative interventions for promoting resilience and well-being in the context of chronic conditions.